Catfish: My Life in Baseball. Jim "Catfish" Hunter, Armen Keteyian.

Catfish: My Life in Baseball

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1988. First Edition. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.


Foreword by George Steinbrenner. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Hunter on half-title page: "To Willis in / Cooperstown / Thanks for being such a loyal fan!!! / Jim Catfish Hunter." Publisher's navy cloth-backed blue boards, titles in silver to spine, book design by Eve Kirch; original dust jacket with pitching photo of Hunter to front panel, photo of Armen Keteyian and Hunter by Drew Wilson to rear panel, jacket design by Richard Adelson. Touch of soiling to textblock edge, else fine book; fine unclipped dust jacket. Overall, a bright and attractive copy. Catfish: My Life in Baseball traces the Hall of Fame pitcher "Catfish" Hunter's life from his North Carolina upbringing through his blockbuster trade from the Oakland A's to the New York Yankees. Hunter was a part of five World Championship teams, including the Oakland A's' three consecutive World Series wins from 1972 to 1974. The book is co-authored by Armen Keteyian, who was a Sports Illustrated writer at the time and went on to win 11 Emmy Awards for his TV journalism.


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